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DHS Overrules TSA Concerns on CLEAR’s Expanded Airport Security Authorities

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has rejected objections from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on a bill to expand the traveler vetting authorities of security technology maker CLEAR. Ken Cuccinelli wrote in a letter dated Sept. 9 that the DHS overruled the concerns of TSA Administrator David Pekoske on CLEAR's expanded operations

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DHS Issues Electromagnetic Pulse Program Status Report; Ken Cuccinelli Quoted

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released a report to provide updates on DHS’ efforts to address vulnerabilities posed by electromagnetic pulses and improve the resilience of the country’s electrical grid and other critical infrastructure against an EMP attack.

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Kenneth Cuccinelli Appointed Acting Citizenship & Immigration Services Director

Kenneth Cuccinelli, former attorney general of Virginia, has been named acting director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services within the Department of Homeland Security. “I look forward to working with the men and women of USCIS to ensure our legal immigration system operates effectively and efficiently while deterring fraud and protecting the American people,” Cuccinelli said in a statement published Monday.

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Trump Eyes Ken Cuccinelli for Citizenship & Immigration Services Director Post

President Trump intends to nominate Ken Cuccinelli, former attorney general of Virginia, to serve as the new director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services within the Department of Homeland Security, The Washington Post reported Friday. Cuccinelli is expected to succeed L. Francis Cissna, who will step down as head of USCIS on June 1st. White House officials said Cuccinelli would be instrumental in the Trump administration’s plans to reform the U.S. immigration system.

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